On Valentine's Day, even the most unromantic person can be a poet! The "Pen is mightier than the Sword" and the written word is a very powerful weapon in the war of love. With St. Valentine's day Quotes, you can use the most famous love words written by the most famous poets, as if they were your own, and not sound as if you have taken leave of your senses.
Shakespeare, the greatest writer the World has ever seen, has written numerous love quotes. The Top 100 Shakespeare Love Quotes have been extracted from Shakespeare's 34 plays for your enjoyment.
Some of the more famous St Valentine's Day quotes will help you express your most heartfelt feelings and desires in the most appropriate and beautiful language available. From the beginning of time, Love is the emotion that has inspired more songs and poems than any other emotion.
You can find a St Valentine's Day quote to suit all stages of the relationship with your loved one. Some are romantic, some sad, some funny and some modern. You could quote one of the famous Valentine's Day love quotes listed below as you give your Loved One a bunch of red roses, a beautiful box of chocolates, a piece of jewellery or as you are enjoying your St Valentine's Day dinner. Your loved One will be very impressed and realize how much love is shown by researching and learning the St Valentine's Day Quote.
Here are some famous love quotes that will inspire you with the depth of feeling expressed therein. Open your heart and say those magical three words, "I love you" in the form of a St. Valentine's Day quote. You could even send the quote as a text message thereafter to seal its importance in your relationship. Let these famous quotes speak for you!
We will start with some St Valentine's Day quotes from the romantic poems of William Shakespeare. He is considered by many to be the greatest writer of all time. Shakespeare was considered a true romantic so it is likely that he penned many of these quotes with Valentines Day in mind. He portrayed love as a heady mix of passion, aggression, despair, and determination. If you are a romantic person, you will appreciate the intensity of Shakespeare quotes which are perfect for use on St Valentines Day.
"They do not love that do not show their love" - The Two Gentlemen of Verona
"The course of true love never did run smooth" - A Midsummer Night's Dream
"...on sleeping eyelids laid/will make man or woman madly dote/upon the next live creature that it sees" - A Midsummer Night's Dream
"When you depart from me sorrow abides, and happiness takes his leave." - Much Ado About Nothing
"Doubt thou the stars are fire;
Doubt that the sun doth move;
Doubt truth to be a liar;
But never doubt I love" - Hamlet
"So long as I can breathe or I can see
so long lives your love which gives life to me" - Much Ado about Nothing
"My heart is ever at your service" - Timon of Athens
"Doubt that the stars are fire, Doubt that the sun doth move his aides, Doubt truth to be a liar, But never doubt I love" - Hamlet
"Come what sorrow can, it cannot countervail the exchange of joy that one short minute gives me in her sight" - Romeo & Juliet (you can substitute "her" sight to "your" sight)
"Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind, and therefore is winged Cupid painted blind" - A Midsummer Night's Dream
"Love sought is good, but given unsought is better" - Twelfth Night
"I would not wish any companion in the world but you" - The Tempest
"A heart to love, and in that heart, courage, to make love known" - Macbeth
"Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers' eyes, being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers' tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, a choking gall and a preserving sweet" - Romeo & Juliet
Other famous St Valentine's Day quotes:
"Oh, my luve's like a red, red rose,
That 's newly sprung in June;
Oh, my luve's like the melodie
That's sweetly played in tune" - Robert Burns
"All you need is love" - John Lennon
"It's better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all' - Alfred, Lord Tennyson
"Love is life. And if you miss love, you miss life" - Leo Buscaglia
"To love another person is to see the face of God" -Les Miserables
"Who, being loved, is poor"? - Oscar Wilde . A very passionate writer who no doubt had Valentines Day in mind when writing about love.
"I love thee to the depth and breadth and height my soul can reach" - Elizabeth Barrett Browning
"Oh, if it be to choose and call thee mine, Love, thou art every day my Valentine"!
- Thomas Hood
"He felt now that he was not simply close to her, but that he did not know where he ended and she began" - Leo Tolstoy
Try out some of these Valentines Quotes on your own Valentines on Valentines Day itself !